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Rating The United States On Child Care

A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.

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'Working' Then & Now: Black Chicago Police Officer

In 1971, Studs Terkel interviewed Renault Robinson, one of the city's few black officers. Robinson spoke bluntly about the role of race in urban policing.
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Tech Group To Set Industry Standards For Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of everyday life: think Apple's Siri. Major tech firms formed a group to help the public understand AI and develop standards so it isn't misused.
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The Scandal That Envelops Wells Fargo Keeps Growing

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf goes before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday to further respond to questions about the misuse of customer accounts. Former employees are suing the bank.
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FCC To Vote On Controverisal Set-Top-Box Plan

The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposal to free you from having to rent your set-top box in order to watch cable TV. But the idea is not without controversy.
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'Cup Noodles' Turns 45: A Closer Look At The Revolutionary Ramen Creation

Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
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California Imposes Sweeping Sanctions On Wells Fargo Amid Scandal

California's state treasurer has announced he is suspending major parts of the state's business relationship with Wells Fargo because of a scandal involving unauthorized customer accounts.
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Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence

Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and IBM form a group to set the first industrywide best practices for the technology already powering many applications, such as voice and image recognition.
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Yay, It's Time For My Performance Review! (Said No One Ever)

At many companies, annual reviews are being transformed as the nature of work changes. And instead of ranking their employees, firms are turning to more frequent, less formal evaluations.
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The Case Of The 'Clawback': What's Next For The Wells Fargo Board

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Richard Bove, a longtime banking analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital Markets, about Wells Fargo's recent sales scandal.

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